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Probably almost everyone in Europe would like to see a return to normality, to where we have achieved herd immunity, infection numbers are controlled, and coronavirus-related restrictions are lifted. Whenever we reach that normality, it will still be a new kind of normal. The coronavirus pandemic will permanently change the way we work, live, and consume – and retailers will also have to find their way in the new world after the acute shock of 2020 and 2021.
Global Retail Attractiveness Index remains weak in Europe. Poland, Germany and Ireland are new top trio in index. UK the only market to see an increase.
In a critical period for HoReCa, office or mixed-use projects, recent investments are adding new flavors and attractive or innovative functions to revive the pulse in key submarkets of Bucharest. Can dining or working with sky views make flexible working or meetings more appealing?
The following 10 trends are currently driving the placemaking industry.
The Covid-19 pandemic brought massive changes to the entire retail real estate and placemaking industry. A lot of negative developments, but also a number of opportunities and possibilities for the future. We asked the following industry experts to share their opinion on the matter.
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Nivy Station in Bratislava, is taking its final form. The international bus station, shopping mall, farmers’ market, and green roof for active rest and relaxation are being prepared to welcome people from all around the country at the end of this summer.
As if retailers in German city centers have not had enough to contend with in recent years–primarily driven by growing competition from online retailers–now they are also confronted with even bigger economic problems due to the Corona pandemic and the associated restrictions and closures. A continuous analysis of visitor development by GfK shows what has actually happened since the start of the pandemic, who the losers and even bigger losers of the pandemic are, and what the future holds.
Digitalization, flexibility, and mobility trends are key factors according to Multi Corporation.
The Eurovea mixed-use complex was completed in the Slovak capital just over 10 years ago. The shopping center is being enlarged by 25,000 sq m, with the new retail space scheduled to open next year.
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The real estate business is not a sport but there are many similarities. Fair play, progress through training, new methodologies, competition, success (and failure), injuries and recovery, awards, fame etc.
A new report from Union Investment and JLL highlights the growing grocery real estate market, with the share of European grocery real estate investment, as a proportion of total retail real estate investment, reaching 22% in 2020, up from 6% in 2016.
The shopping area of Eperia in Prešov is increasing by a whopping 50% with 25 new shops, new restaurants, and a multiplex cinema.
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“According to a study by Simon-Kucher & Partners, customers miss brick-and-mortar retail, with 90% of respondents indicating that they are looking forward to being able to visit local stores again once the lockdown has been lifted.”
“While the pandemic rages on, the climate crisis remains ever-present.”
This online event format was held for the third time this year. Three top-class panelists outlined the industry’s developments that were accelerated by Covid-19. A big and prominent expert-audience followed the discussion.
As a Member of the Management Board of the Spar Group, Marcus Wild has been responsible for real estate, the sports retail chain Hervis, and business process management since January 1, 2021. He is also responsible for SES, a shopping center subsidiary, which he steered to market leadership in Austria and Slovenia in his role as CEO. In this interview, we speak with an industry player who has “switched sides”.